As a vegan I am always looking for new recipes to try, to keep things interesting or spice things up a little bit. It takes some time to adjust to a new diet like this and I have to keep trying new things to please my palate. So while browsing facebook I found a video recipe on one of those recipe sites for vegetarian muffins (which I don’t really get because who puts meat in a muffin anyways so either way the muffin would be vegetarian no matter what.) and after watching the video I decided to try the recipe with some much needed changes to make the muffins vegan.
Here is the original recipe: Banana oatmeal muffins
Now lets dive into the recipe that I came up with:
6 tablespoons aquafaba (drain a can of chick peas and use the juices from the can-works great as an egg replacement and does not affect the taste of the recipe in any way.)
1/3 cup of maple syrup or agave syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons of vanilla extract (I used maple syrup instead as I didn’t have vanilla extract on hand)
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 cup vegan yogurt (I used a blueberry flavored one because it’s what I had but plain or vanilla would be best.)
3 cups oats
1 cup almond milk
Chopped apples, dried fruit or nuts (optional
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Line a muffin tin with muffin liners (you may need 2 muffin tins, depends on the size of your tin and how much you scoop in)
Mash the bananas till smooth then mix in the aquafaba, baking powder, salt, syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and yogurt. Combine well.
Then add in the oats and milk and combine well, let sit a few minutes so the oats become moist.
Fill the muffin tins with the mixture, about 3/4 full
Top with fruit or nuts (optional)
Put in the oven and bake for 30 minutes
Let cool for 5 minutes and enjoy.
This were super amazing, and not that hard to make vegan or even that hard to bake. My husband was a huge fan of them too, and they passed my picky standards. They may not look the best but they sure are tasty. They are simple, tasty and totally vegan. Great for breakfast or a quick snack. So if you’re looking for a nice vegan recipe to test out I recommend this one. You can even look at the original recipe and make changes of your own to fit your needs. Hope you all enjoy!